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    Modelling in Irish railways for many years

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    all aspects of irish railways north and south, oil painting, kit building and DIY

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  1. Thanks Noel, the crossover was made by Patrick Nichols in England from peco points, a real superb piece of work, professionally put together into one piece
  2. Hi All Quick update on layout progress thus far, signals and gantry’s fitted, wired and tested to panel ready for connection, some home made signae added, and ballasting started, see attached pictures. TDR
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  4. Hi all Just a quick update showing recent vehicle additions and using up left over bits and pieces of plastic parts and card to make up part of depot stores and signals workshops and stores. Also a quick peek at some new signals and gantries I’m constructing using plastic card, left over ratio parts and some scale model scenery walkways, with all working signals. Just have a little more work to do on some parts, then fit and connect to control panel, Thanks for looking in TDR
  5. Work is continuing in the shed, making tunnel entrances and fitting on the layout and on some rolling stock, a few pictures, short videos and a few drone views of the progress of the layout. TDR 1a.mp4 2a.mp4 3a.mp4 4a.mp4 5a.mp4 6a.mp4 7a.mp4
  6. I have three other sets on the bench one ready for painting the other sets will be, one in blue/maroon and two in bumble bee liveries TDR
  7. Some pictures/video showing detail added today, depot starting to come alive now. TDR 670834713_94v1.mp4
  8. Lisneal Road update on the progress on the layout done today TDR
  9. Hi everyone, some pictures and short videos of the changes I’ve been doing. Long story short the Layout Lisneal Road TMD has now been incorporated into my main layout, one pic shows the old storage/cement yard now removed and replaced by the Lisneal Road. I found it a struggle trying to maintain two Layouts so decided to put both together. 224389646_new2.mp4 1082966808_new3.mp4
  10. Hi all, 80 class 3 car units, times three under way, first power car started, lots still to do, filling, sanding, filing, cutting soldering and glueing, with details to fit also, just testing the look so far, 78807637_Project80class.mp4
  11. Hi All, Whilst killing time waiting on bits and pieces to arrive by mail/post, I made a start on the layout population, most have been repainted. There are 56 figures in total, in various poses and positions such as track and yard maintenance crews suitably dresses in Hi Vis P,P,E, workshop technicians and fitters, depot cleaners, Supervisory, office and managerial staff, and visitors. All of course observing Social Distancing. TDR
  12. Hi All, At last some loco movement on the layout, Tricky trying to hold phone whilst recording in one hand and the control throttle in the other and watch what your doing, some pictures of layout also and a running video although a bit random. Locos 112 in for routine service and 102 hunslet in for overhaul and new windows and lights. TDR LN_54.mp4
  13. Hi All, Pictures of shed now being fitted out with electric trunking, signs and various equipment etc. TDR
  14. Hi All Just a quick update, Thank you to anyone whom commented. I’m Very Pleased with all the positive and encouraging comments on the layout. For anybody seeking to know how it was done. Today I fitted the interior lights. Picture 1 shows the frame work with the LEDs and resistors, The shed then fits over snugly to allow for any maintenance/repair work to be easily accessed. Some pics of lights working. Last two pics are taken with workshop lighting off. TDR
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